A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, 2. kötet

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261. oldal - French school of historical scholars, at the end of the seventeenth and the beginning of the eighteenth century...
501. oldal - For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord God.
413. oldal - Italian fashion by this forked cutting of meate, not only while I was in Italy, but also in Germany, and oftentimes in England since I came home; being once quipped for that frequent using of my forke by a certain learned gentleman, a familiar friend of mine, one Mr.
93. oldal - Tarn leve nee bombyx pendulus urget opus. Crassior in facie vetulae stat creta Fabullae: Crassior offensae bulla tumescit aquae. Fortior et tortos servat vesica capillos, Et mutat Latias spuma Batava comas.
361. oldal - Henry VIII. wore ordinarily cloth hose, except there came from Spain, by great chance, a pair of silk stockings. King Edward, his son, was presented with a pair of long Spanish silk stockings by Sir Thomas Gresham, his merchant, and the present was taken much notice of.
361. oldal - Burdet, having accidentally seen in the shop of an Italian merchant a pair of knit worsted stockings, procured from Mantua, and having borrowed them, made a pair exactly like them, and these were the first stockings knit in England of woollen yarn. From this testimony, it has been hitherto believed in England that knit stockings were first made known there under Henry VIII.
448. oldal - ... also that the reception of the child will in all probability be the means of replacing the mother in the course of virtue and the way of an honest livelihood.
413. oldal - I myself thought good to imitate the Italian fashion by this forked cutting of meate, not only while I was in Italy, but also in Germany, and oftentimes in England since I came home...

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